Electronic Engineering Technology

Degrees and Certificates

Classes

EET 100: Introduction to Engineering Technologies

Hours 3
Theory Hours
3

This course is designed to introduce the student to the basic concepts, terminology, and procedures associated with applied analytical skills needed to succeed in higher level courses. Topics include: engineering notation, use of scientific calculators, triangulation methods, and the basic laws of electricity. Also taught as AUT 118, CET 101.

EET 103: DC Fundamentals

Hours 3 Lab Hours 3
Theory Hours
2
This course provides an in depth study of direct current (DC) electronic theory. Topics include atomic theory, magnetism, properties of conductors and insulators, and characteristics of series, parallel, and series-parallel circuits. Inductors and capacitors are introduced and their effects on DC circuits are examined. Students are prepared to analyze complex DC circuits, solve for unknown circuit variables and to use basic electronic test equipment. This course also provides hands on laboratory exercises to analyze, construct, test, and troubleshoot DC circuits. Emphasis is placed on the use of scientific calculator and the operation of common test equipment used to analyze and troubleshoot DC and to prove the theories taught during classroom instruction. Also taught as INT 101.

EET 104: AC Fundamentals

Hours 3 Lab Hours 3
Theory Hours
2

This course provides an in depth study of alternating current (AC) electronic theory. Students are prepared to analyze complex AC circuit configurations with resistors, capacitors, and inductors in series and parallel combinations. Topics include electrical safety and lockout procedures, specific AC theory functions such as RLC, impedance, phase relationships, and power factor. Students will be able to define terms, identify waveforms, solve complex mathematical problems, construct circuits, explain circuit characteristics, identify components, and make accurate circuit measurements using appropriate measurement instruments. They should also be able to perform fundamental tasks associated with troubleshooting, repairing, and maintaining industrial AC systems. Also taught as INT 103.  CORE

Prerequisites

EET 103

EET 109: Electrical Blueprint Reading I

Hours 3
Theory Hours
3

This course will enable the student to obtain a working knowledge of the elements of blueprint reading, the ability to interpret electrical, mechanical, and architectural drawings, and the ability to visualize the entire building structure in relationship to the electrical system.  CORE

EET 114: Concepts of Solid State Electronics

Hours 5 Lab Hours 4
Theory Hours
3
This course is an introduction to semiconductor fundamentals and applications to electronic devices. Course covers the basic operations and applications to include rectifier circuits, transistors, and thyristors. Coverage is given to safety, use, and care with hazardous materials and personal as well as material and environmental considerations. Upon completion, students will be able to construct and test for proper operation of various types of solid state devices.
Prerequisites

EET 103

EET 115: Concepts of Digital Electronics

Hours 5 Lab Hours 4
Theory Hours
3
This course provides instruction in digital electronics. Topics include number systems and codes, a review of Boolean algebra, logic elements, digital circuits, programmable logic circuits, and memory and computing circuits. This course provides laboratory exercises to analyze, construct, test, and troubleshoot digital circuits.
Prerequisites

EET 103

EET 116: Concepts of Electronic Circuits

Hours 5 Lab Hours 4
Theory Hours
3
This course covers the commonly utilized circuits found in all areas of electronics. These include various rectifiers, filters, voltage regulating circuits, operational amplifier circuits, ICs, and oscillator circuits. Upon completion students will be able to construct and test various types of electronic circuits.
Prerequisites

EET 114

EET 119: Circuit Fabrication I

Hours 1 Lab Hours 2

This course provides instruction in fabrication of functional circuits and is an introduction to device construction and fabrication. Utilizing discrete components, students will fabricate functional circuits. Topics include soldering, cable construction, coaxial cable connection and termination, component mounting, cases and chassis, printed circuit board design, layout, fabrication and repair, as well as soldering techniques, care of tools, wire splicing, wire wrapping, connector maintenance, and related shop safety. Upon completion of this course, students should be able to perform basic circuit and project construction.  CORE

EET 195: Selected Topics in EET

Hours 1
Theory Hours
1
These are selected courses offered in areas of special interest to full and part-time students. Emphasis will be placed on principles and skills identified by the instructor. Upon course completion, the student should demonstrate the ability to apply theory and principles in constructing, testing, or modifying electronic circuits or systems.

EET 196: Selected Topics in EET

Hours 2
Theory Hours
2
These are selected courses offered in areas of special interest to full and part-time students. Emphasis will be placed on principles and skills identified by the instructor. Upon course completion, the student should demonstrate the ability to apply theory and principles in constructing, testing, or modifying electronic circuits or systems.

EET 197: Selected Topics in EET

Hours 3
Theory Hours
3
These are selected courses offered in areas of special interest to full and part-time students. Emphasis will be placed on principles and skills identified by the instructor. Upon course completion, the student should demonstrate the ability to apply theory and principles in constructing, testing, or modifying electronic circuits or systems.

EET 207: Intro to Robotics

Hours 3
Theory Hours
3
This course provides an introduction to robots for students preparing to work in environments using robots. Topics covered include the service and repair of robots and the applications and uses of robots. Upon completion of this course and EET 212, a student will be able to program and operate a simple robot.
Prerequisites

EET 104, INT 103, or AUT 111

Corequisites

EET 212

EET 208: Fiber Optics

Hours 3
Theory Hours
3
This course covers basic fiber optic transmissions principles including optical devices and light propagation through glass fibers. Connectors and splicing fibers are integrated, along with data transmission measurement.
Prerequisites

EET 103, INT 101, or AUT 110

EET 213: Process Control and Instrumentation

Hours 3
Theory Hours
3
This course provides an introduction to the field of process control and instrumentation. Topics covered include sensors, transducers, signal conditioning, control devices, process meters and PID controllers. Upon completion of this course and EET 238 a student will be able to analyze a simple industrial process control system.
Prerequisites

Advisor approval

Corequisites

EET 238

EET 224: Elements of Industrial Controls with PLCs

Hours 3
Theory Hours
3
This course covers the basics of automatic control of industrial systems using the programmable logic controller. Topics include relay logic, ladder logic, motor controls, and the development of ladder logic using software. Upon completion of this course and the associated lab a student will be able to configure and program a PLC. Also taught as AUT 121.
Prerequisites

EET 104, INT 103, or AUT 111

Corequisites

EET 229

EET 225: Electronics Communications

Hours 3
Theory Hours
3
A study of electronic circuits used for communication. Topics include amplitude modulation, frequency modulation, single sideband operation, and performance measurements. Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to analyze and operate a simple communication system.
Prerequisites

EET 104, INT 103, or AUT 111

EET 229: Elements of Industrial Controls with PLCs Lab

Hours 2 Lab Hours 4
This course covers the basics of automatic control of industrial systems using the programmable logic controller. Topics include relay logic, ladder logic, motor controls, and the development of ladder logic using software. Upon completion of this course and the associated theory course a student should be able to configure and program a PLC. Also taught as AUT 122.
Prerequisites

EET 104, INT 103, or AUT 111

Corequisites

EET 224

EET 234: Robotic Systems

Hours 3
Theory Hours
3

This course introduces the student to elements that make up a robotic system. The fundamental parts of the robotic system are studied in detail as to their function, components, and integration into a robotic system. Upon completion of this course and EET 239, a student will be able to program and operate a simple robot.

Co-Requisite Courses

EET 249: CET Preparation

Hours 3
Theory Hours
3
This course is designed to prepare students for the Associate Certified Electronics Technicians (CET) examination. This course covers a wide spectrum of materials presented in the electronics program. Upon completion, students should be prepared to take the CET exam.

EET 252: Electronic Service Lab

Hours 1 Lab Hours 2
An introduction to product service technique. Emphasis is placed on the repair, calibration, and operation of a wide variety of test equipment, instruments and systems. Upon completion of this course and EET 253 a student will be able to repair an actual electronic device

EET 262: Industrial Automation Project

Hours 3 Lab Hours 6
A technical elective which gives students the opportunity to work on projects with area industries. The nature and size of the projects undertaken will vary and will typically require assistance from other technical disciplines such as engineering, mechanical design, and machine tool. Upon completion of this course a student will be able to apply skills learned in preceding courses.

EET 276: Elements of Industrial Controls with PLCs II

Hours 3
Theory Hours
3
This course includes the advanced principles of PLCs, including hardware, programming, variable speed drives, and troubleshooting. Emphasis is placed on developing advanced working programs and troubleshooting hardware and software communication problems. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate their ability in developing programs and troubleshooting the system.
Corequisites

EET 277

EET 277: Elements of Industrial Controls with PLCs II Lab

Hours 2 Lab Hours 4
This course includes the advanced principles of PLCs, including hardware, programming, variable speed drives, and troubleshooting. Emphasis is placed on developing advanced working programs, and troubleshooting hardware and software communication problems. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate their ability in developing programs and troubleshooting the system.
Corequisites

EET 276

EET 278: Advanced Robotics

Hours 5 Lab Hours 5
Theory Hours
2

This course provides an extension to basic robotics.  Emphasis is placed on but not limited to the following: System (R/B, PLC, HMI, Vision) integration and configuration, vision programming, user frames, and advanced conditional robotic programming involving external systems/components.  Upon completion, the student will understand robotic system integration and will demonstrate their ability to create programs for advanced automation solutions.

Prerequisite Courses

EET 286: Co-Op

Hours 1
Internship Hours
5
These courses constitute a series wherein in the student works on a part-time basis in a job related directly to electronic engineering. In these courses the employer evaluates the student’s productivity and the student submits a descriptive report of his work experiences. Upon completion, the student will demonstrate skills learned in an employment setting.

EET 288: Co-Op

Hours 2
Internship Hours
10
These courses constitute a series wherein the student works on a part-time basis in a job related directly to electronic engineering. In these courses the employer evaluates the student’s productivity and the student submits a descriptive report of his work experiences. Upon completion, the student will demonstrate skills learned in an employment setting.

EET 290: Electronics Project

Hours 3 Lab Hours 6
This course integrates skills and knowledge from other courses. Upon course completion, a student will be able to design, fabricate, analyze, program, and/or operate an electronic system under faculty supervision. Emphasis will be placed on skills identified by the instructor.
Prerequisites

Advisor approval

EET 294: Co-Op Education

Hours 3
Internship Hours
15
This course provides work experience with a college-approved employer in an area related to the student's program of study. Emphasis is placed on integrating classroom learning with related work experience. Upon completion, students should be able to evaluate career selection, demonstrate employability skills, and satisfactorily perform work-related competencies.